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Forret awarded University Professor honor

Jeff ForretDr. Jeff Forret was named 2023 University Professor. The designation has honored one distinguished senior faculty member every year since 1972. It was known as the Regents' Professorship from 1972 to 1995. Previous winners from the history department were Ralph Wooster (1972), L. Wesley Norton (1980), Paul Isaac (1981), Naaman J. Woodland, Jr. (1989), John Storey (1990), John Carroll (1991), and Ronald H. Fritze (1996).

Jasmine Garcia Receives Student of the Year Award

Jasmine GarciaJasmine Garcia received the history department's 10th Annual Student of the Year Award in the Spring 2023 semester. She was honored at a banquet held at the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum. Congratulations to her on her achievement!